AFCA - Associate Member
Dan was born and raised on Northern Vancouver Island. From a young age Dan has been doing pencil sketches of the tugs, small freighters and fishing boats passing his home on Discovery Passage, then experimenting with water colours and oil paints in landscapes and seascapes.
Since 1998 Dan has been painting with acrylics, he is mostly self-taught and he has taken numerous courses and workshops.
Dan’s work life has been predominantly on the water and as a result working boats are his favorite subjects. But Dan finds the many faces of the sea provide him with endless challenges to try and capture.
Dan is now able to spend most of each summer on his boat exploring, photographing and painting this amazing coastline. The beauty and strength of the marine scenes of Vancouver Island are varied and spectacular. “I can’t imagine living anywhere else. I am fortunate to live in this wonderful place, and to have the ability to paint the scenes that I see regularly is a bonus. “
FCA, Granville Island
Sidney Fine Arts Show
Reflecting Spirit Gallery, Ucluelet